News & Updates

Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

Wise Giving Wednesday: Wise Giving on GivingTuesday

It may be hard to believe but GivingTuesday, the charity event which takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving started ten years ago, in 2012.
Nov 22, 2022

Heart of Giving podcast, James Walker video icon

This episode is part of our special series "Made by the Bay" sponsored by the Tipping Point Community to feature the work of amazing people in the Bay Area, working for the betterment of their community. This week our guest is James Walker, Founder & President at Diogenes Community Solutions. James talks about his inspiring project that was conceptualized in the wake of George Floyd's death and how it impacted his community.
Nov 21, 2022

Luminare Award Winners & Business Giving Tips

Learn about BBB Great West & Pacific and BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s Luminare Award for Service winners, along with tips for how you can make an impact by getting involved in your community.
Nov 17, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Plan Now for Year End Giving

With 45 days left in the year, now is a great time to make year end giving plans so that you are not rushed at the last minute.
Nov 16, 2022

Building Trust Video Series: Scott black, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Scott Black, Executive Director of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. The Xerces Society works to protect the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. Learn more about this organization in our full report here,
Nov 15, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Veterans Day Donations

This Veterans Day (Remembrance Day in Canada), think of the needs of veterans, military service members, and/or their families.
Nov 09, 2022